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Donna Tessner

Donna Tessner

Saturday, March 16th, 1957 Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

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Obituary

Obituary for Donna Jo Tessner (Gibson)

Blacksburg -- Donna Jo Gibson Tessner, 63, of 113 Tessner Road, passed away Wednesday, April 1st, 2020, at Atrium Health Cleveland.

Born in Gaffney, she was the wife of David Tessner and the daughter of Joe Dean Gibson and Martha Ruppe Gibson. Mrs. Tessner previously worked in childcare and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, daughter, and grandmother who cherished traveling and her family time, especially time with her grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Tessner is survived by two daughters, Jenna Tessner (Marvin) and Michelle Karagounis (Andy); and four granddaughters, Lauren, Natalie, Madelyn, and Katelyn.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, April 4th, 2020, from 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm in the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery. Graveside services will immediately follow at 2:00 pm with Rev. Vernon Craig officiating.

Memorials may be made to Antioch Baptist Church, 839 Antioch Rd, Blacksburg, SC 29702 or to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

The family will be at the residence.

The Book of Memories is available at www.gordonmortuary.com.

The Blacksburg location of Gordon Mortuary is serving the Tessner family.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, April 4th, 2020 | 1:30pm - 2:00pm
    Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery
    839 Antioch Road
    Blacksburg, SC
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, April 4th, 2020
    1:30pm - 2:00pm
  • Service

    Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery
    839 Antioch Road
    Blacksburg, SC
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Officiant
    Rev. Vernon Craig
  • Interment

    Saturday, April 4th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery
    839 Antioch Road
    Blacksburg, South Carolina
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, April 4th, 2020
    2:00pm

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DAVID and Patty Murphy and Patti & Eddie Shannon sent flowers to the family of Donna Jo Tessner (Gibson).
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DAVID and Patty Murphy and Patti & Eddie Shannon sent flowers to the family of Donna Jo Tessner (Gibson).
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Franklin Mintz

Teresa and Wayne Mintz send our condolences.i sure will miss Donna
Comment | Posted at 02:19pm via Condolence
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Sondra Walker

My heart goes out to all.So so sorry for your loss.May God give you peace and guidance.
Comment | Posted at 09:50pm via Condolence
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Mike Stockwell

Our deepest sympathies for you all. Please know that we are praying for you and here for anything you need.


Much love,
Greg Stockwell and family
Comment | Posted at 12:05pm via Condolence
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Mike Stockwell

Our prayers are with you during this time and we are here for anything you need.

Love,

Mike Stockwell
Comment | Posted at 12:02pm via Condolence
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Diane Davis

David, Jenna,Michelle, Joe and Martha there are no words to easy your pain but know that we are thinking and praying for you all during this difficult time. Donna was always they sweetest kindest person and she will be greatly missed.
Sincerely The Stockwell’s:
Martha, Pam, Michael, Greg, and Diane and family
Comment | Posted at 05:02pm via Condolence
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